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NEWS Turn that light off to slow effects of ageing

July 22nd 2016 /

Artificial light in our homes and offices could be an unsuspected cause of diseases ‘of ageing’—such as osteoporosis and muscle loss—that affect our ability to stand and walk. The good news is that the symptoms can be reversed if we spend more time with the lights off when it gets dark.

NEWS Pomegranates ‘reverse the ageing process’

July 13th 2016 /

It was one of the fruits of the gods for the Ancient Greeks—and scientists are agreeing with them. Pomegranates have the “amazing effect” of reversing the ageing process by helping cells recycle themselves, they have discovered.

NEWS Broccoli could fight eyesight loss in the elderly

July 11th 2016 /

Broccoli is already being tested as a cancer fighter—and now researchers think it could also combat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of eyesight loss in the elderly.

NEWS Go to church and you’ll live longer

May 18th 2016 /

People who attend church more than once a week seem to live longer. Regular worshippers reduce their risk of an early death, especially from heart disease or cancer, researchers say.

NEWS Long-term vegetarians live the longest, says study

May 9th 2016 /

Who’s going to live the longest? Those with the best chance of a long life are vegetarians who have followed the diet for 17 years, while people who eat red and processed meat every day could have the shortest life-span, new analysis suggests.

FEATURE I want to live forever (or to 120, anyway)

May 2016 (Vol. 1 Issue 3) /

The idea we can live to 120 isn’t just a pipe dream. Biologists believe we are almost at the point when we can extend our natural lifespan well past our 100th birthday

NEWS Discovering the secrets to living to 100

March 30th 2016 /

Only 0.02 per cent of Americans will reach 100—but there’s a village in Italy where all 300 of the inhabitants are centenarians, and now researchers are beginning to discover their secrets for a long and healthy life.

NEWS Older people who exercise have a brain that’s 10 years younger

March 29th 2016 /

Older people who regularly exercise have a brain that’s 10 years ‘younger’ than those who are inactive or only lightly exercise. Their thinking and memory skills were both sharper, and at an age when the chances of dementia or Alzheimer’s are at their highest, a new study has found.

NEWS Stay younger longer by chewing on some willow bark

March 16th 2016 /

The Ancient Greeks knew a thing or two about slowing the ageing process (and keeping us looking younger): chew on some willow bark. Now scientists have discovered that they may well have been right.

FEATURE I Want To Live Forever

February 2016 (Vol. 26 Issue 11) /

It’s no longer just the dream of tech billionaires like Google founder Sergey Brin. The idea of living to 120 is now becoming the ambition of Everyman, and some researchers believe it’s within reach. If this sounds like it’s from the realms of science fiction, two major shifts in longevity and health have recently been announced that suggest the scientists may be on to something.

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